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Posted in thread: Spunding Valves for Dry-hopped IPAs on 12-06-2016 at 09:48 PM
As far as advantages go:You get a jump start on carbonationYou retain more aromaOthers have
suggested you can suppress certain fusels with pressurized fermentation and your krausen will
not be as high...
Posted in thread: Spunding Valves for Dry-hopped IPAs on 12-06-2016 at 09:43 PM
I tried making one once but could never tell if it was holding pressure. It always read 0 even
if I set the valve to 10psi. I read somewhere that the pressure relief valves, once activated,
let all th...
Posted in thread: Racking to a keg on 12-05-2016 at 06:22 PM
Couldnt you just put a piece of mesh bag (such as day tripper posted) over the end of the
siphon in avoid plugging the poppets/ball lock?Yes, that's an option. My experience, though, is
that the mesh ...
Posted in thread: Racking to a keg on 12-02-2016 at 03:45 PM
I typically rack directing into the ball lock liquid out post. I do something similar to
@day_trippr . I do it with a Fermonster fermenter. I drilled 2 holes into the lid. One for the
racking cane and...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 11-23-2016 at 08:25 PM
Just tapped a Golden Promise/Citra SMaSH NEIPA. High chloride:sulfate ratio, 1.06 OG, wlp007,
154 degF.75 oz Citra @ 60 min1.0 oz Citra @ 10 min1.0 oz Citra @ 5 min2.0 oz Citra Whirlpool
for 30 min1.0...
Posted in thread: Airlock for dry hopping: Crazy? on 11-22-2016 at 08:49 PM
I think some pros flush the hops in a chamber before adding them to the fermenter. Probably
overkill on the homebrew level. But I guess if you can't do a decent purge in the conical, then
why not. It'...
Posted in thread: Kegged too early, I fear... on 11-17-2016 at 04:56 PM
What kind of beer?I do mostly super hoppy IPAs and they are "green" for a few weeks. I'd say
they really start getting drinkable about 3 weeks after brew day. The flavors need some time to
smooth out ...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 11-14-2016 at 04:49 PM
Brewed this up on Friday. The grain bill is based on what is listed for Congress Street on
Trillium's website. I had to guess at the percentages.Bury Me In SmokeSG: 1.068 (not certain on
this since I ...